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Cornelius M. Dickinson Thomas Letters

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Identifier: SC-MS-179
Abstract

Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson Thomas, local artist and author, spent most of his life at his family home, Clarendon Plantation, in Brunswick county. This collection includes personal correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, photographs, documents relating to James Forte and two paintings.

Dates: 1940-1972

Patricia O'Meara Robbins and Carroll Robbins Jones Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-341
Scope and Contents This collection features the photography of Patricia O'Meara Robbins and the family research her daughter, Carroll Robbins Jones, compiled with her husband, Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., to write their book about Patricia's life and career--"She 'Shot' Her Way to Success: How China's Empress Dowager Ci Xi Launched a Photographer's Trailblazing Career," published in 2016. Some of the photographs were also featured in a 2001 book the Jones' wrote, "Hawaii Goes to War: The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor,"...
Dates: circa 1870-2013; Majority of material found in 1933-1959

Robert J. Cooke Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-214
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material collected by Robert J. Cooke from various presidential elections from the late 1960s to the early 1990s, primarily at the respective Democratic Conventions. Items include copies of speeches, pamphlets, publications, press badges, ads, biographies, and campaign material. Candidates of note include Governor George C. Wallace, President Jimmy Carter, and President Bill Clinton. A selection of Cooke's research on the Rorison family of Wilmington, North...
Dates: 1967-2013, undated; Majority of material found in 1976, 1992

Stanley Rehder Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-373
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers and audiovisual materials relating to Stanley Rehder's World War II experience and work as a Venus flytrap enthusiast. The World War II series of this collection includes newspaper clippings and research pertaining to the 1944 Christmas Eve sinking of the S.S. Leopoldville. Rehder was a lieutenant aboard the ship at the time, and this collection includes the writings Rehder created to memorialize the event as well as documents of Rehder's veteran organization....
Dates: 1946-2012

The Camera Shop Records

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Identifier: SC-MS-293
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from The Camera Shop, a business that operated at Front and Grace Street in Wilmington, N.C. for seventy-two years. Materials include personal, business, and supply correspondence, customer and supplier invoices, advertising correspondence and invoices, job applications, property paperwork, and mail solicitations from 1942-1957. Of note in this collection is correspondence between The Camera Shop and suppliers during World War II, at which time The Camera...
Dates: 1942-1957

Van Eeden Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-121
Scope and Contents This collection contains information regarding the second iteration of Van Eeden farm colony in the 1940s. Much of the collection contains correspondence between Alvin Johnson and the settlers, revealing the working and social conditions of Van Eeden at that time. Also included are daily journal entries by Sarnia Marquand, Alvin Johnson's secretary, providing a view other than that of the settlers. There are also photographs from the Loeb family, who were some of the original settlers of the...
Dates: 1938-1995

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